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April 19, 2021 00:53:26

Howard University professor Dr. Keneshia Grant joins Andrew to discuss the latest news of the week. Topics include the closing arguments in the Derek Chauvin trial, the developments in the FedEx shooting and Congresswoman Majorie Taylor-Greene’s proposed “Anglo-Saxon” caucus.

April 16, 2021 00:37:09

R. Jai is back! On today’s episode, Andrew and R. Jai discuss burnout, how it manifests itself, and what we can do to alleviate it in our everyday lives.

April 14, 2021 00:51:25

Civil Rights Activist and President of the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition Desmond Meade joins Andrew to discuss his life, the work of the FRRC, and the continued battle for voting rights across the country on today’s episode of Real Talk.

April 12, 2021 01:05:34

National Black Justice Coalition Executive Director David Johns and political commentator Chuck Hobbs join Andrew to discuss the recent headlines of the past week. Topics include the draconian transgender discrimination laws passed in Arkansas, the debate within the Democratic Party over filibuster reform, and President Biden announcing a commission to explore expanding the Supreme Court.

April 9, 2021 00:44:36

President of ESPMedia Jamie Van Pelt joins Andrew on today’s episode. R. Jai is out for the week, but Jamie and Andrew play a new game on Real Talk guessing if news headlines are real or fake stories found on the Internet.

April 7, 2021 00:53:06

Former Mayor of Stockton Michael Tubbs joins Andrew on today’s episode to discuss being the youngest mayor of a major American city, the rise of disinformation in politics, and his efforts to promote Universal Basic Income (UBI) programs across the country.

April 5, 2021 01:05:57

Coming off Easter weekend, Cici Battle joins Andrew to go through the news of the week. Topics include the latest assault on the U.S. Capitol, the allegations leveled against U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz, and the MLB’s decision to pull the All-Star game out of Atlanta following the Georgia Legislature’s passing of voting restrictions.

April 2, 2021 00:36:22

R. Jai is out this week, but Andrew is joined by Bullets 4 Life founder Susan Kennedy to discuss her organization’s work and the battle to combat gun violence across the country.

March 31, 2021 00:28:10

On today’s episode, Andrew reflects on the opening statements in the Derek Chauvin trial over the murder of George Floyd, as well as policing in today’s America.

March 29, 2021 01:01:25

National Black Justice Coalition Director David Johns joins Andrew to dive into a few stories from the weekend. Topics include the arrest of Georgia State Representative Park Cannon for protesting Governor Brian Kemp’s signing of a restrictive voting rights bill, President Biden announcing a new infrastructure plan this week, and the surging cases of undocumented immigrants at the Southern border.